CDC Study: Americans’ Bellies are Expanding Fast

Lindsey Tanner, ASSOCIATED PRESS   CHICAGO (AP) — The number of American men and women with big-bellied, apple-shaped figures — the most dangerous kind of obesity — has climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, according to a government study. People whose fat Read More


Is Healthy Obesity a Myth?

[WebMD] WEDNESDAY, April 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Can someone be obese and healthy? A new study and several experts say no. An obese person who has normal blood pressure, normal cholesterol and normal blood sugar levels is still at risk for heart disease, Korean researchers report in the April 30 online edition Read More